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in the government's botched gun tracking program known as fast and furious. with dozens more firearms being linked to crimes in mexico. guns connected to fast and furious have now been recovered at the sites of murders, kidnappings and at least two brutal massacres. >>> there are reports at the airports. in the past two days, loaded guns have gotten past tsa agents. >> reporter: in the latest black eye for tsa, a loaded .38 caliber gun like this went undetected by screeners. richardson mistakenly 234r50u with it from new orleans to newark. just one day earlier in orlando, they missed another loaded gun. this time in a firefighter's carry-on bag. that gun made it on to the plane. >> it's scary. >> i am voiced they missed something like that. >> reporter: some in congress worry this has all become business as usual. >> unfortunately, the reports i get, it's not just this one weapon. it's hundreds of items every day, but it can't be tolerated. >> reporter: but out for the record on security, the tsa says it had many successes, confiscating 1100 weapons. 28 guns just last week alone. still, it's all t
. >> and uc berkeley seismologists will be testifying this week urging the government to build and pay for an early earthquake warning system. and there is bart also using this system. >> that is right. bart just launched a system and it became the first train system in this country to incorporate an early earthquake warning system. there is a siren giving a minute's warning, enough time to protect ourselves. and scientists from uc berkeley have tested an early warning earthquake system. they planted sensors around the bay area to detect waves from an earthquake epicenter, alerts are sent over the internet to end users like bart. there is a software program analyzing that data. >> there is software to initiate commands through our computer sending a command to the field putting trains into breaking mode and limits them to 27 miles per hour. >> that is important because faster they're goinging, stronger they'll shake. google is receiving alerts. social media companies are an important component to the system. and uc seismologist says project goal is to broaden warnings to the general pu
on the government. romney's wife, ann, in a late night appearance with jay leno, admitted the tape has caused the campaign a headache. >> it's a frustrating thing. you try so hard to get your message out. we care about the 100%. >> reporter: the next major faceoff comes october 3rd, at the first presidential debate. and both sides are lowering expectations. romney calling president obama an eloquent speaker. the obama campaign calling romney an experienced debater. paula and rob? >> in that october 3rd debate, they will be debating domestic policy. tahman bradley in washington, thank you for that report this morning. >>> as the campaign heats up, the president delivered what will likely be his last major address on the world stage before election day. speaking before the u.n. general assembly, he called on leaders to stand up against the violence and extremism. he defended free speech. but criticized the deadly protests across the middle east. and the president had much praise for murdered u.s. ambassador, chris stevens. >> we're serious about these ideals. we must speak honestly about the de
, school kids are rebelling against the government's new healthy cafeteria meal guidelines. >>> plus, she invented harry, hogwarts. what is left? tonight in an abc news exclusive i talked with j.k. rowling who penned the wildly popular "harry potter" series about her next chapter. >>> and it's a secret as closely guarded at the sorcerer's stone. now an exclusive preview of her new book "the casual vacancy" a novel for adults only. >>> good evening. i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight the food fight sweeping school cafeterias nationwide. it's only been a month since new federal guidelines mandating healthy school lunches went into effect but many students already finding them hard to swallow. cafeteria fare. now calorie-restricted some people claim their lunch doesn't fill them up. turning to youtube to make their voices heard. here's ab's jim avila. >> reporter: it's a noble effort but an abc news investigation shows the usda's new school lunch guidelines are not going down so well with many kids cross the country. america's public school students protesting the new federal war on child obesity
at tsa, whose officers are among the lowest paid employees of the federal government. you knew what you were doing was wrong? >> yes. >> reporter: but you did it anyway? >> yes. >> reporter: why did you do it? >> just playing in with the rest of them, of, i don't care and, they ain't treating us right and they're not paying us right. >> reporter: brown showed us the action he used at the airport where he says no one is checked for stolen goods. >> it was so easy, one day, i walked right out of the checkpoint with a wii in my hand. >> reporter: nobody said anything? >> nobody said a word. >> reporter: anybody say "watch yourself?" >> yeah, one gentlemen came to me, said, they're talking about you in the office, be careful. i said, okay. >> reporter: you got a tipoff? >> yeah. >> reporter: for passengers who are victims of theft, many find they are on their own when something goes missing. >> i wasn't happy. and the cold shoulder from the airlines was even more devastating. >> reporter: dallas businessman dirk had to track down his ipad himself after it disappeared from his checked luggag
long has it been happening? officials across the government are tracking the attacks, working to keep them from becoming financial nightmares. abc's senior justice correspondent pierre thomas starts us off. >> reporter: tonight, the financial and banking industry is on high alert as a massive cyber attack remains under way. potentially millions of customers trying bank online this past week blocked. among the targets, bank of america, pnc and wells fargo. >> there is an elevated level of threat. the treat level is now high. >> reporter: sources tell abc news it's a denial of service attack, where hackers from the middle east have secretly commandeered thousands of computers worldwide. those computers, or zombies, have overwhelmed bank websites with a barrage of electronic traffic. different banks have been targeted different days. today was pnc's turn. we tried for three hours to get on pnc's website, but we couldn't get through. on facebook today, frustrated customers. cynthia wrote, "trying to pay bills. this is ridiculous." stacy posted, "hopefully it can be up soon. never realized
. >> there is donations from the federal government only this is a food bank that hasn't received their usual shipment in sometime. they say she the haven't received shipments in two months, the longest in yeents memory here that they've gone without delivery of the items like canned vegetables,, fruit, rice, beans and frozen meat. normally they'd have one million pounds on the shelves now they're down to half of that this is not clear if it's not available or hasn't been ordered. usda has yet to give answers but reality is that one in six people now in alameda county rely on the give aways may have to go without key item autos haven't saved shipment since end of july. there is a shortage that our agencies are feeling. >> the food bank aappeal together public asking for them to organize food drives and make donations or just volunteer, it's unclear why this hasn't come. for information you can go to our web silt n oakland abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> and san francisco new law banning plastic bags from stores goes into affect on monday. retailers will have to charge 10 cents for each paper or kpoftable
of red light cameras solely to raise revenue for local governments. it requires camera locations be based on safety considerations and nothing else. it also requires adequate signs to notify drivers that the cameras are in use and make it easier for wrongfully ticketed drivers to get that ticket cleared. >> governor brown also signed a bill expanding the ban on openly carrying handguns to include rifles and shotguns with a few exceptions. the new law makes it a maryland to display an unloaded firearm of any kind in a public place. however it does not apply to hunters, members of the military, rural californians or anyone transporting guns to shooting ranks or to gun smiths. >> the expanded plastic bag ban is almost here. come monday you will have to pay ten cents for a paper or compostable bag from the city retailers. none of them will be allowed to offer you plastic. the ban goes beyond big box and grocery stores to include smaller mom and pop stores and in july it expands to include restaurants. it is intended to help san francisco reach it's zero waste goal. >>> there's a claim against
. this bill specifically prohibits the use of red light cameras solely to raise revenue for local governments. it requires camera locations be based on safety considerations and nothing else. it also requires adequate signs to notify drivers that the cameras are in use and make it easier for wrongfully ticketed drivers to get that ticket cleared. >> governor brown also signed a bill expanding the ban on openly carrying handguns to include rifles and shotguns with a few exceptions. misdemeanor to display an unloaded firearm of any kind in a public place. however it does not apply to hunters, members of the military, rural californians or anyone transporting guns to shooting ranks or to gun smiths. >> the expanded plastic bag ban is almost here. come monday you will have to pay ten cents for a paper or compostable bag from the city retailers. none of them will be allowed to offer you plastic. the ban goes beyond big box and grocery stores to include smaller mom and pop stores and in july of next year it expands to include restaurants. it is intended to help san francisco reach it's zero waste g
revenue for local governments. it requires the camera locations based on safety considerations and nothing else. and to notify drivers that the cameras are in use and make it easier for wrongfully ticket drivers to get it cleared. >> governor brown expanded the bill on openly carried handguns. new law makes it misdemeanor to display an unloaded firearm in a public place, but it does not apply to hunters, members of the military or anyone transporting guns to shooting ranges. >> san francisco's plastic bag ban is almost here. on monday you will have to pay 10 cents for a bag from the city's retailers. none of them will be allowed to offer you plastic. it goes down to smaller mom and pop stores. in july of next year it expands to include restaurants. ban is intended to help san francisco reach the zero waste goal. >> a casino has filed a claim against the city. m8trix card room say the permit process pushed the permit process and is asking for a minimum of $10,000 what they are calling the unpredictable nature in the licensing process. the claim is first step toward filing a lawsuit. they pl
producers services says government purchases could cause them to rise above $6 a gallon. it provides farm policy for america, right now it's stalled in the house of representatives. california is the largest largest dairy state. >> back to weather there is a is a nrl now. there is a live view from our sutro camera. as you can see this is clear there. lovely day. there is is a look at live doppler 7 hd. sunny skies and right now there are readings 100 degrees in santa rosa and los gatos, 87 here in san francisco down from 90 degrees just a few minutes ago here there is a look at the highlights. warm to hot again tomorrow, cooler the rest of the week and the water vapor shows an upper level low pulling away from us that is a ridge of high pressure dominating one more day, at least. let's take a look at the forecast starting at 5:00 in the morning there is so far on the coast are anywhere inland so will be clear all day tomorrow, and will be warm once again with highs into 70s on the coast and 80s to 90s around the bay it will feel like 100. and overnight tomorrow night, little patches of fo
will fine hospitals that have too many patients readmitted because of complications the government expects to penalize 2/3 of hospitals over the next year. milk prices may double until the house passes new farm bill. senate has passed replacement, not the house, without a new law the government would be required to buy dairy products and push-up prices. theaters came back to life this weekend thanks to hotel transylvania, number one with 43 million dollars. could be a worldwide shortage of disposeable diapers factory in japan that makes key ingredient was destroyed by an explosion over the weekend. ♪ just put a little bit of yourself ♪ ♪ in everything you do [ female announcer ] add your own ingredients to hamburger helper for a fresh take on a quick, delicious meal. it's one box with hundreds of possibilities. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >>> good morning. traffic in san jose this is 280 moving smoothly. it is clear out there, we don't have visibility issues. we are on our way to very warm te
shortages of two food banks that are low on supplies because the government hasn't lived up to kmimts for months and there is a silent movie revealing the bay areas past. >> that looks like fun. >> thank you. >> and there is history coming alive for students in one class. >> they were invited to dig up some of the san francisco past near land's end. >> they were able to unearth tile four. >> other artifacts going to go to historic records. >> there are lesson plans teaching kids about archeology and changing landscape. >> that is terrific experience. >> that is go gs to do it for us. >> from all of us here thanks for watching.
of what the government called deceptive practices. saying the bank charged late fees and discriminated against older consumers. officials said telemarketers promised a $300 reward that actually did not exist. and american express says it has cooperated fully with the investigation and correcting violations and the bank agreed to refund customers directly. >> wow. all right. thank you. >> sure. >> and outside today, snokin snoking -- smoking hot. >> there is a look at the forecast in october. >> i know. really. inland areas unseasonally hot today. coastal areas were warmer than average. there is one record to tell you about. there is previous records set back in 1913, 96 degrees. you can see poor air quality there. it's spare the air continuing for today. and once again, is a spare the air day. there is another live picture now from our camera, there is the place to go heading to oak beach there is away from the heat. the heat has extended all the way to the coastline as we had a nice flow develop. so there is heat from inland areas to the coastal communities. there is where you'll see
are victims who have been depending on the government. >> i don't believe we can get far with leader who's write off half of the nation as victims. i don't see a lot of victims i see hard working ohioins. that is what i see. >> near clearland romney tried to repair the damage, expressing empathy, claiming policies would help get them back to work. >> cutting through words you can look at record. and when you can see policies that have not created the jobs america needs, then, you know it's time to choose a new leader. get a new coach. get america growing again. >> history says it's a must win for romney. >> and a tv you tell to change channels. and those are just some ideas out of a lab in palo alto for your smart phone or tab blet. there is at and t calls it a foundry. but it's producing new apps that tap into today's high speed wireless networks one idea started just six weeks ago. this is to use a tablet to monitor their vitals realtime. there is another promoting driver safety. there is a module rolling out parents to track speed and location from home. and parents can restrict how f
week, a new memoir, "total recall." >> i went from being the terminator to being the governator. >> reporter: schwarzenegger says she hasn't read the book. >> she knows that it's about my whole life and that i would not write a book and kind of leave out that part and make people feel like, well, wait a minute, are we just getting a book about his success stories and not talk about his failures? >> reporter: she hasn't said much about his failures, either, beyond pointed remarks like this at her father's funeral. >> perhaps his greatest accomplishment to me was showing my brothers how to treat a wife. >> reporter: schwarzenegger was in the audience that day. apparently he heard her loud and clear. david wright, abc news, los angeles. >>> and when we come back on the broadcast tonight, the extraordinary picture that came in late today. look at this. there is someone on that gurney, sailing through the air. the hair-raising rescue, when we come back. and it's not letting up anytime soon. at unitedhealthcare insurance company, we understand that commitment. so does aarp, serving am
there is more liability. it doesn't get counted including government retiree pension and health care costs and kbrinls more lawmakers rated for public schools and university that's will have to be paid back. the brown administration says it's aware of the wall of debt. governor brown slowed it down when taking office two years ago. in sacramento, abc 7 news. >> the debt is soaring. so are the temperatures. >> it's remarkably and warm right now. >> this is and it's slow to cool down. there are temperatures well into the 90s across the bay area. there is a live view right now from our camera looking towards golden gate you can see here the four ground and no fog at the coast so there is no cooling sea breeze to bring temperatures down. let's take a look at live doppler 7 hd that shows you absence of coastal fog. so skies clear from coast to inland and warm conditions prevail from coast to inland. now, it's 80 degrees in san francisco at this hour and there is 73 in half moon bay. low 90s in oakland and fremont. there is 88 down in san jose. there is clear, mild and cooler for the end of the
government tournament in the east bay. there is supporting an organization sending young people to summer camp. >> there is an important aspect that every skid anonymous so the counselors don't know and every kid just gets to be a kid. >> if you would like to support dan and friends all have you to do is head to abc 7 news.com and you'll find a link to connect you. >> that is a terrific group. >> abc 7 is about to make shun 49 thoi richer, for october 18th game, we're giving away $49,000. and if you like us on facebook. just click on our page and that is facebook.com/abc 7 news, we'll announce on october 18th right after the san francisco 49ers take on seattle seahawks and that is all right here. >> employees not eligible. >> none of us rb winning that money. >> and there is one click, doesn't take a lot. >> yes. >> i'm going to tell when you weather is going warm up so you can make plans to head to the beach. there is a marine layer there around 1500 feet deep. and temperatures from one to seven degrees cooler there is towards mount diablo. you can see sunny skies inland. highs managed t
and 10 surveillance ships. the japanese government's approaches has lead to sometimes violent protests in china and informal boycotts of japanese products. >>> yahoo's new boss will layout new road map for turning things around. reports say she will introduce new system for tracking progress inside the company from top executives to entry level employees. she will push to make gentleman home base pore attractive to consumers. the company has been pummeled in recent years with the scandalous departure of former ceo, patent fights and near shareholder revolt. >>> if you are a stay at home parent and no income and can't qualify for a credit card, relief may be coming. consumer protection bureau proposing a new rule. current regulations require personal income information on credit applications. under the new rule applicants will be able to submit household income. >>> option to choose the gender of a child is drawing hundreds of foreigners to a california fertility clinic the director says they can determine the gender of a child within 99.9% accuracy. many parents from china and india te
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in athens protesting government cutbacks. greece's two largest unions called today's strike. fire and smoke can be seen, right now 3,000 police guards are standing guard. greece has promised the european union 15 billion dollars worth of spending cuts over the next two years. the government has in order to secure aid to avoid default but unpopular among the populous. >>> iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad is set to address the united nations 7:30 our time this morning. he told reporters yesterday a new world order needs to emerge away from what he calls american bullying and domination. he also discussed solutions for syria, dismissed the question of iran --'s nuclear ambition. >>> do you know year credit score? the score you think you have maybe different from the number lenders are looking at. the three credit bureaus give different numbers than those that lenders use the discrepancy occurs in as many as one in four sometimes it could mean call fighing or being denied for a loan -- it could mean qualifying or being denied for a loan. >>> wall street is watching the housing market this
and linking him to the comments that they are victims who depend on government. >> i don't believe we can get very far with leaders who write off half of the nation as victims and don't take responsibility for their own lives. as i travel around ohio and look out on this crowd i don't see a lot of victims. i see hard work in ohio ans. that's what i see. >> history says ohio is a must win for romney. no republican has won the white house without winning ohio. >>> avalanche survivor says he is fortunate to be alive, but certainly mourning the lost of two close friends. he survived a deadly avalanche that killed at least eight people on one of the world's tallest mountains. it happened sunday morning at 22,000 feet in napal. he is a three-time world champion freestyle skier based in tahoe. in his first interview since the tragedy, he said he was reading his bible when the avalanche struck. >> i was reading first samuel for the sake of reading it. the tent started to shake and we thought it was the wind, but it was the avalanche. >> besides his injuries he describes himself as one of the luckiest
. the government says four military guards were killed in those blasts. but rebels say dozens, in fact, died. in all more than 340 people were killed across the country, making it the deadliest day since that conflict began. >>> back here at home. police in suburban detroit are looking into a new claim about the location of jimmy hoffa's body. they will take soil samples from the ground beneath a driveway after a man told them he believes he witnessed hoffa's burial 35 years ago. there's been a number of searches for hoffa since the teamster leader disappeared in 1975. >>> time for a look at weather across the country. a chance of showers in the northeast. also, showers and thunderstorms from pittsburgh to cleveland, louisville, wichita and oklahoma city. stormy from the texas panhandle to then, with fuel running throw, she told the 190 passengers onboard to brace for impact. >> they told us the front gear was -- had a problem. so, we would have an emergency landing. >> a lot of things go through your mind. that might be the last time you're going to fly. you know? or have a chance to see an
% of americans are victims who depend on government >> the president: as i travel around ohio and look out on this crowd, i don't see a lot of victims, i see hard workers, that's what i see. >> romney is trailing in florida and iowa. was asked about the numbers. i'm pleased with some, less with others, frankly, at this stage polls go up, polls go down, that's what he said. he's trying to retool his message as some can cast early ballots today. >>> america's cup world series back in town next week. yesterday afternoon the team's practice officials say the interest outside the u.s. is building and an audience in san francisco is jut a matter of getting people to watch this new type of racing. >> we have to captivate their imagination we probably get one shot if they see it and like it they will come back. if they don't like it, they won't. >> big crowds will be along the water front. next week is also fleet week. >>> weather big factor in all these things it has been cool looks like we are turning the corner. >>> fall flavor of warm weather that we look forward to this time of year is here,
legislators are calling for a state hearing on steps that government agencies are taking to prevent accidents like the massive fire at the chevron refinery in richmond. senator hancock and assemblywoman skinner say, they want to find out if chevron followed safety regulations. chevron says routine inspections failed to uncover the corrosion that contributed to last month's fire. chevron admits it did not inspect individual pipe, therefore the problem went unaddressed. chevron is warning other refineries about possibility of pipe failure at their own companies. >>> regular refs back in uniform for tonight's game shorter of replacement refs over after a controversial play turned a labor dispute into national outrage. katie marzullo is live in the newsroom. >> reporter: can you hear the collective sigh of relief? the browns-ravens game tonight will have regular refs officiating sunday all games will have the pros on the field. the new deal does still need to be ratified by the 121 members of the union. by all accounts that is going to happen. the refs, they gained good leverage in the negotiatio
of greece is expected to meet with other government leaders to nail down details of the controversial austerity pack can one day after violent clashes between protesters and police tens of thousands hit the streets yesterday to demonstrate against the austerity package. they say the cuts the government is proposing go too far. greece is posed to cut 15 billion dollars in spending to secure financial help from the european union so it can avoid a default. >>> 6:50. will i continue to mull over beef jerky that is basil and citrus flavored mike is going to give you the forecast. that's what jane was saying about the gourmet jerky. >> i saw a batch at the farmer's market it was $8. i home and thought about it. >> was it good? >> it was very good. that's a lot of money. >> maybe you can get that next to your garlic fries next year at giants' stadium. last home game of the regular season. off to a going give start, good morning coming up on 6:51 fog is around san francisco this morning as we look southbound from our roof cam at the ferry building. live doppler 7 hd spinning on top of mount
the u.s. government to put diplomatic pressure on congo to help their people, the democrat is not campaigning the way he did in election years past. >> yeah, i got less interested. the more i was around it, i felt it was too much about money. if you are a surrogate, you are there to help raise money. if you are not, you watch what the campaigns are doing to raise money and i've been part of it. i participated in it but it just depresses me. it's not interesting and i think it doesn't reflect well on our democracy. >> reporter: and for now, he is content to enjoy this career sweet spot. getting ready to direct matt damon in the story of boston crime boss whitey bull gger. i wondered if damon gave him grief for showing his six-pack abs. >> might have been a two-pack. y >> reporter: you couldn't resist. sexiest man alive. >> the script was like, tony gets out of the shower and walks -- it was like a whole, you know thing and -- i was like, i'm just going -- how about just put the shirt and and we keep going. >> reporter: you have to service the lady fans out there. you have to
, california governor. >> i went from being the terminator to being the governator. >> reporter: and he has two, new films coming out next year. all this might be a way to hit the reset button. letting everyone know -- >> i'll be back. >> reporter: the accounts in the book are being attacked from his republicans. condoleezza rice tells abc news she has no recollection of a conversationed a the white house, where cove said his choice for california was right. the book hits stores october 1st. >>> jurors have reached a verdict in the bizarre murder trial in georgia. it was the case of a flight aden taunt killed by an alleged stalker in 1995. the suspect was only put on trial this year thanks to new dna evidence. and in a weird twist, he chose to defend himself in court. that turned out to be a bad move for him. abc's steve osunsami has the story. >> reporter: after a 17-year murder mystery and then a bizarre trial with waseem daker, an ex-con, acting as his own attorney and frightening victims on the witness stand -- >> we found him glgt as to count two. >> reporter: jurors moved quickly, closing
from bangladesh. they accuse the mayan mar government of discriminating against them because of their dark-skinned color and religion. christopher stevens, the late ambassador to libya and grad here was killed this month in an attack on the u.s. cancalate in libbia. initial reports blamed it on an american-made anti-muslim film. but further investigation revealed that terrorists were behind the murder. stevens was honored in a moment of silence before the cal/arizona game and a memorial fund has been established in his name. the imlufs came-- the gloves came off in a heated debate this weekend. he opposes measure "n," which moore and the progressive alliance supports, it would charge merchant who is sell sugar-sweetened drinks a penny-per-ounce tax. moore said that buswrai hit him first. a manhunt for a man and a teenager wanted for murder in san leantro. this photo was released. they are looking for a 17-year-old suspect. the two are accused of shooting and killing a man inside his home, on kentwood lane on september 16. in oakland, a rally is set to begin in an hour to prot
of california. >> currently the federal government secure communities law requires local police to turn over undocumented immigrants who are accused of minor and nonviolent crimes, even if they don't have a prior criminal record. >>> san jose police are investigating the city's 34th homicide of the year. police say it started with a fight near the burn-all road and hospital ray highway just before 1:00 this morning. officers found a man suffering from at least one stab wound. he died a short time later at the hospital. no arrests have been made. >>> the trial is set to begin tomorrow for the woman charged with murdering nursing student michelle lee. prosecutors say giselle esteban killed lee because she was jealous of lee's relationship with her ex-boyfriend. lee disappeared last may. her body was found nearly four months later in a remote area between pleasanton and simole. family members say they will be at the trial. >>> up next, preparing for the big debate. there's a lot on the line for both presidential candidates, but political pundits say it could be make-or-break for one in particul
a government agency that pledges to deliver no matter what will fail to deliver a huge payment tonight. postal service has admitted it will default on a $5.6 billion payment for the second month in a row. the payment is due at midnight. >>> a stunning image from the bay area is being featured in a new set of stamps. berkeley photographer barry took this image of the cargill salt bonds near the san mateo bridge back in 1983. the stamp is one of 15 earthscape stamps that go on sale tomorrow. >>> a community rallied to save a historic mural in san francisco was held today. the mural wraps around the burnaling heights library. the san francisco library commission plans to teardown the mural and paint another one. mural painted when the community was comprised mostly of chilean immigrants features a picture of a folk singer and others. >> there was a community process that led to the development of this community mural. i feel that victor and the history of that, and the art of that should be contained and continued to be in the community. >> the activists point out it would take a tenth of the cos
jaguar on i-405 in panorama city. >>> government agency pledging to deliver -- they [ unintelligible ] the payment for employee benefits due at midnight. the postal service its financial picture would improve if congress would put an end to saturday deliveries, which would save money >> 30 years ago today, turntables, cassettes and reel-to-reel tapes started the march to obsolescence. hundreds of billions of cd's have been sold, back then the average cd player cost more than $700, which would be $1700 in today's money. cd's becoming obsolete because of the rise of digital music. >>> a man in critical condition this morning after he is run over by an alleged drunk driver if the east bay. what we've learned about the woman behind the wheel. >> >> controversial new law goes into effect today in san francisco, why all consumers could be paying more for what they buy. >>> big convention drawing business leaders from around the world. the new products being unveiled by oracle. >>> caltrain computers will see changes this morning. what you can expect if you are riding the rails to work late
million customers because of what the government calls excepty practices. the barn illegally charged late fees and discrim fated against older consumers. >>> in italy there's a -- italy there's a dog who is not man's best friend. stella is a labrador who works at the airport rather than sniffing out drugs or close s she trained to sniff out cash smuggled into or out of the country. the latest weapon in italy's finance police which are using it to crackdown on tax evasion. they say it costs the government 340 billion dollars a year. >> can we train her to sniff out gold nuggets the ones taken from the mariposa museum. >> i think across the atlantic might be a little much to expect. >> all right. >>> cooling trend on the way today for some areas more so tomorrow another hot day in store, good morning 5:18, we are looking from vollmer peak at a clear and nearly calm bay. rare time of the year where we are going to have a heat weigh, mini heatwave in the bay area at least for two days. live doppler, you can see it spinning and on the mount st. helena, no clouds, no drizzle, no rain, nothing t
and tax increases being imposed by the spanish government. >>> breaking overnight, two more american soldiers have been killed in afghanistan. they died this morning at the hands of a suicide attacker in the volatile logar province. it is in the eastern part of the country. >>> meanwhile here at home, federal agents have been called in to investigate a string of homemade bombs found in indiana. one of the devices exploded outside the home of democratic congressional candidate brendan mullen. it had been placed near his mailbox. three similar bombs were found in the area. >>> we're just getting word that andy williams has died. he signed in the '60s, what was then the biggest recordi ining contract in history. he owned the moon river theater. he died of cancer. he was 84 years old. >>> and a bizarre sight here after a vicious storm in scotland. it's a phenomenon that occurs when sand and water are stirred up by strong winds. locals stunned there. homes, cars, even pets, left blanketed in the white stuff. >>> there was no foam in sight when these pictures were snapped. take a look. the
. if they raised it up and let has a debate about the philosopy of government, here's our philosophy, here's his philosophy, this is the difference, you make the choice. >> what you're seeing is a reflection of the candidate and that's the problem with romney. >> you both raised two questions that i want to get to, you talked to small ball, and the weekly standard this week came out with a flyer that the romney campaign is sending out in northern virginia that i want to put up on the screen right now, it's a flyer about how the romney campaign is going to do a better job of making sure people who have lyme disease get better treatment. this is is this something that we were all talking about before we came on. >> very surprising to me. not surprising in the context of the fact that this campaign has trouble sticking to a singular narrative and driving it. surprising mostly because this isn't a thing that people are screaming about in the election, we're not hearing a lot about lyme disease. it seems like it was from someone who was on the romney camp at some point in virginia. you're seeing the
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. >> there is a job the government ends up the share holders of companies to see the work is not exemployedde exemployedded -- exploited and brutal for the workers. >> we know it happened in a plant that makes electronics for the auto industry but also make smz parts for apple. apple isn't saying for which products. fox consays it's still trying to investigate what caused that riot. >> thank you very much. >> there is more still to come including why facebook stock is taking another tumble. >> tiny apartment that's can save you a lot of money >>> a set of new laws gives the public utilities commission more power regulate pg&e. the first requires the cpuc to adopt safety regulations made by the national transportation safety board. other two give more power evaluate the state utilities and regulate bonuses. assemblyman jerry hill says they put the cpuc on notice. he blames lax regulations and the cause of the san bruno gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people two years ago. >> this is now the law and a requirement. and assemblyman hill said the law is aimed to change the culture at pg&e
government account kthable and the united states will do what we must to keep iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. >> mitt romney continues to take aim at the statements and said the developments in the middle east are bumps in the road. bumps in the road? there is an ambassador assassinated and iran is that much closer to having the capacity to build a nuclear weapon? >> romney said he'd back a strike against the facilities but believes an attack on iran would have consequence autos they'd likely launch a manhattan-style increase on nuclear weapon autos we'll hear from mitt romney. and he and the president battle over another middle east policy. in the newsroom, abc 7 news. >> we'll see you at 6:00. >> and in eastern san diego county firefighters making progress on a wildfire. fast moving flames have kept crews on their toes three days now. at this moment, it stands 55%. the fire destroyed or damaged 30 homes and there are families now returning home to find they've lost everything. >> this is heart breaking you know? heart breaking. >> we don't have nothing to come back to. >> officials
, and the federal government is sponsoring a field test in ann arbor, michigan with cars that automatically swerve past potential accidents and alert you to oncoming hazards. and now this. at general motors' test track, i sat in the driver's seat as this cadillac at high speeds stay in its lane. at 60 miles an hour, it stopped on its own, even when a car stop ed 30 miles slower suddenly pulled in front of us. >> we can foresee the day when vehicles will be able to completely avoid collisions. >> reporter: it's been a carmakers dream since george jetson sat in his automated flying car. "the jetsons" could happen? >> the vehicle can take complete control and take you to your destination in comfort and safety and security. >> reporter: this prototype, called "supercruise," uses radar, cameras and gps to drive itself. >> hands are off the steering wheel, feet are off the pedals, i can look away. don't try this at home. >> reporter: at any time, the driver can take back control, but on the highway, when driving is the least fun and humans are easily distracted, supercruise can safely navigate the hazar
: google is working on one, and the federal government is sponsoring a field test in ann arbor, michigan, with cars that automatically swerve past potential accidents and alert you to oncoming hazards. and now this at general motors' test track, i sat in the driver's seat as this cadillac at high speeds stayed in its lane. at 60 miles an hour it stopped on its own even when a car driving 30 miles slower pulled in front of us. >> we can foresee the day when vehicles will be able to completely avoid a collision. >> reporter: it's been a carmaker's dream since george jetson asset in his automated flying car. >> the vehicle can take complete control and take you to your destination in comfort, safety, and security. >> reporter: this prototype called super cruise uses radars, cameras, and gps to drive itself. hand are off the steering wheel. feet are off the pedals. i can look away. don't do this at home. >> reporter: at any time the driver can take back control. but on the highway when driving is the least fun and humans are easily distracted, super cruise can safely navy gate the hazards. >
pictures from athens, 50,000 people hitting the streets right now, protesting government cutbacks two large unions call the strict today and there is tension between police and protesters, fire and smoke can be seen. you can see it faintly to the right of your screen. also, right now 3,000 police officers are standing guard at the scene of the protest. greece has promised the european union 15 billion dollars worth of spending cuts over the next two years in order to secure aid to avoid a default. protesting anti-austerity measures. >> lower left you can see what appears to be some of those security officers standing in ranks, ready to meet whatever happens there in protest. also that capital building security officers. we'll bring you more. >>> he's hit at least two banks in the south bay. photos that police want you to see to help them nab a bank robber. >>> police are about to get badly needed help. citizens who will be called on to help keep the community safe. >>> hundreds of bay area jobs about to vanish. why the area's number one cable company says it is being forced to ship 1,000 jo
are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. we've shared what we've learned with governments and across the industry so we can all produce energy more safely. i want you to know, there's another commitment bp takes just as seriously: our commitment to america. bp supports nearly two-hundred-fifty thousand jobs in communities across the country. we hired three thousand people just last year. bp invests more in america than in any other country. in fact, over the last five years, no other energy company has invested more in the us than bp. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. today, our commitment to the gulf, and to america, has never been stronger. the single mother once on >>> we all know jk rowling is the single mother once on welfare who knew every child wants to be a wizard. a harry potter. after selling 450 million copy, rowling is trying to reach into the mind of adults. and abc's cynthia mcfadden has an exclusive first look. >> reporter: book, movies, merchandise a theme park. "harry potter" universe, j.k. rowling's creation, has spellbound millions. but now row
on government. >> i don't believe we can get very far with leaders who write off half of the nation as victims and don't take responsibility for their own lives. as i travel around ohio and look out on this crowd i don't see a lot of victims. i see hard work in ohio ans. that's what i see. >> history says ohio is a must win for romney. no republican has won the white house without winning ohio. >>> avalanche survivor says he is alive, but certainly mourning the lost of two close friends. he survived a deadly avalanche that killed at least eight people on one of the world's tallest mountains. it happened sunday morning at 22,000 feet in napal. he is a three-time world champion freestyle skier based in tahoe. in his first interview since the tragedy, he said he was reading his bible when the avalanche struck. >> i was reading first samuel for the sake of reading it. the tent started to shake and we thought it was the wind, but it was the avalanche. >> besides his injuries he describes himself as one of the luckiest people on the -- in the world. he planned to ski down the slopes with the other
of shipments from the federal government is leaving food bank was empty shelfs and happening just as demand is high. there is laur athan krony live tochl plain why usda isn't sending food. >> there is not any good answers officials think it has to do with drought in the mid west and the bottom line this bad food bank and another hasn't receive anything since mid july. >> there is the food bank had to go without deliveries of crucial items. and the reason u.s. department of agriculture hasn't delivered surplus to oakland for two months. >> there is no shipment since end of july. >> the food bank would normally have a million pounds of usda food on shelves and now, they're down to about half of that. and this is a same story in food bank of contra costa and solano. it's not clear if food is being diverted or just not available due to drought in the mid west. there is reality just as demand for food remains high. >> families find themselves turning to the food bank. >> so this is need growing and the majority of which children. >> both are asking to organize a food drive and make donations. >>
in her room at a suny-brockport. >>> and in spain, protests over government austerity measures turned violence saturday night. at least one person was injured in those incidents. third time this week that protesters and police have clashed. >>> the show must go on. justin bieber's new concert tour got off to a pretty rough start in arizona last night. the singer threw up, on stage, check it out. right there. video evidence. ran off. only to rush off again. that didn't stop him from going on. he kept performing. >> it's not really a great feeling when you're throwing up in front of a bunch of people. >> he went on to finish the n r nearly two-hour concert. dan? >> and we admire your ability to do such a smooth new cast when you have that high-priced caffeine coursing through your veins. >>> t-minus three days to what could be a pivotal point in the presidential race. cramming their facts and honing their one-liners. it's your voice, your vote with just 37 days left until the election. david kerley is with us here at the desk. good to see you. >> dan, this is a big debate. this is part
. >> this is the first time that we know about where a middle eastern entity, perhaps, a middle eastern government, has attacked websites of critical infrastructure in the united states. >> now, the u.s. suspects iran is involved. fortunately officials say everyone's money is safe they fear next generation of cyber attacks could reach deep into financial systems and cause real trouble. that is very scary. kind of a sign of the times. >> it is scary. my goodness, i just thought the banks were all most, i thought they were just so protected. >> foolproof. >> yeah. >> you better worry. >>> your friday forecast. heavy downpours, flooding, boston, new york, philly, d.c. thunderstorms from the ohio valley to memphis and little rock. some scattered showers along the gulf coast, dreb. ing rain in weks texas, and showers in the rockies. >> 70s from billings to albuquerque. in the middle of the country, from minneapolis to kansas city, 80s across the south. >>> well another major tourist attraction is coming to the big apple. the world's tallest ferris wheel. that's right, the 625-foot-t
believe the government should create a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. >>> 100% for the fog southbound 101 at 3:00 in the morning. the rest of us we better check with mike. >>> good morning. visibilitys quarter mile in santa rosa hasn't leaked to novato yet winds fairly calm along 101 now. we know for sure there's low clouds all around the bay and possibility of flight arrival delays into sfo. here's what is going on. we have all the fog this morning, going to hang around longer than yesterday, temperatures close to where we were yesterday the big warming trend is slated for tomorrow into sunday spill into monday 90s east bay valleys warmest, 80s rest of inland neighborhoods, 70s bay, 60s out towards the coast even a few upper 50s from time to time, monterey bay mid to upper 60s. heatwave, saturday to monday mid 90s inland to triple digits by monday mid 80s to near 90 around the bay low to mid 70s at the coast. >>> good morning. now to the golden gate bridge very heavy fog over the waldo and into the golden gate bridge area no traffic delays if you head into san francisco ma
have banned government agencies like bart cutting off cell phone service without a court order. that's what bart did during a protest against a bart police shooting. the bill was a direct response to that decision. the governor says the measure could divert attention away from a true emergency. the governor did sign a new legislation that targets abuses by the used car dealers who sell older cars to people with bad credit. now they will have to provide warranties for 30 days and post a fair market value on the vehicles they are selling. governor brown vetoed a deal that limited the interest rate. governor jerry brown has 108 bills left to sign before tomorrow's deadline. >>> the power is back on for 11,000 customers in the east bay tonight. it was cutoff for hours after a squirrel crawled into a power substation and did some damage. pg&e says the outage started after 5:00 p.m. in the oakland hills and the berkeley hills. crews restored power before it went out again. the problem has now been fixed. >>> in san francisco, a close call for a driver knee candlestick park. the car smashed
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